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Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Poppy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: From the Flower
  • #6879 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Poppy" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1919770
1923550
1924550
1925660
1926880
1927550
1928770
1931770
1936660
1942660
1943660
1945550
1951880
1952660
1953550
1954880
1955990
1956880
1957550
1958880
1961770
1963550
1964990
1965550
1967660
196810100
196910100
197014140
197124240
197253530
197365650
197454540
197541410
197637370
197717170
197815150
197913130
1980990
198112120
1982880
1993550
1999660
2000660
2001990
200210100
2003880
200425250
200557570
200670700
200761610
200873730
200992920
20101201200
20111311310
20121721720
20131801800
20142442440

Want to know about the populiarty of Poppy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,813 babies born with the name Poppy in the United States. That's more than enough Poppies to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1919 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Poppy" was in 2014 with a total of 244 babies.

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Poppy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 120 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Poppy" mean?

Poppy (Latin): From the Flower

The name "Poppy" is of Latin origin and it means "From the Flower". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

P is for polite, naturally!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

P is for popular, that you are!

P is for pride, strong and alive!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yppop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ypppo". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Poppy popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Poppy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Poppy

Poppy Montgomery

Poppy Montgomery is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Poppy was born in 1972 as Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Poppy Rogers

Poppy Rogers is a theatre producer. Poppy was born in 1992.

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Past life for Poppy born Feb 6, 1972

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Poppy

Name poster for Poppy(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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